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DHS to deliver data-mining report to lawmakers

The latest filing comes on the heels of a recommendation that lawmakers consider imposing restrictions on how personal data can be used in conjunction with counterterrorism programs.

Contractors handle some of government's messiest tasks, such as Hurricane Katrina cleanup.

Report: Many service contract workers are underpaid

Group calls on government to gather more data on salaries, benefits of contract employees.

Three agencies earn top management awards

System that supports disabled employees governmentwide is among the projects honored.

Loss of legal immunity will change landscape for contractors in Iraq

Industry officials are concerned that the possibility of prosecution in Iraqi courts will scare off workers.

Consumer group to lead fight for financial product safety agency

New commission would oversee offerings of such items as home mortgages, credit cards and car loans.

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Gates outlines commitment to military reform

Strategy and risk assessments should drive procurement and not the other way around, Defense secretary asserts.

From Nextgov.com: War gaming offers agencies methodology for assessing risk

Simulation technique should not be reserved for military operations, industry specialist says.

Secret Service gears up for inauguration

With an unprecedented number of attendees expected, the agency undoubtedly faces a daunting task not seen at previous ceremonies.

Senators say path now clear to confirm bailout IG

A secret hold had been placed on nominee Neil Barofsky, delaying a confirmation vote.

Obama's lists for Interior, Energy are starting to narrow

Western House lawmakers lead the pack for Interior post, while two Midwestern governors are on Energy's short list.